crude

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1 crude /ˈkruːd/ adjective
cruder; crudest
1 crude
/ˈkruːd/
adjective
cruder; crudest
Learner's definition of CRUDE
[also more crude; most crude]
: very simple and basic : made or done in a way that does not show a lot of skill
: rude in a way that makes people uncomfortable
especially : talking about sexual matters in a rude way
: very simple and basic in a way that is true but not complete

— crudely

adverb

— crudeness

noun [noncount]
2 crude /ˈkruːd/ noun
2 crude
/ˈkruːd/
noun
Learner's definition of CRUDE
[noncount]
: oil as it exists in the ground : petroleum that is not yet ready to be used as fuel
called also crude oil
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